DEVON PETERSEN won a dramatic last leg decider against Wayne Jones to scrape through to the second round of the William Hill World Darts Championship.

Jones took out 120 to make it 1-1 and 96 to make it 2-2 in the first set, but Petersen finished 94 to edge the set. 

The South African number one won the following set 3-0 with the aid of a 101 checkout. 

Jones responded by finishing 102 to spark a whitewash set of his own - and the Wolverhampton thrower edged the fourth set in a deciding leg to level up the match.

Petersen took out 120 to win the third leg of the final set but Jones forced a decider, which saw both players miss opportunities to progress. Jones failed with six attempts at match-winning doubles before Petersen finally found the target at the eighth time of asking. 

Match Stats
Averages:
Jones - 83.66
Petersen - 84.79

180s:
Jones - 3
Petersen - 4

Highest Finish:
Jones - 120
Petersen - 121

100+ Checkouts:
Jones - 2
​​​​​​​Petersen - 3

Finishing:
Jones - 10/29
​​​​​​​Petersen - 11/26

Devon Petersen (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

Wayne Jones (Lawrence Lustig/PDC_